It was my pleasure to travel up to Northern Virginia for Chris and Emily’s Maternity Portraits. I photographed their Engagement Portraits in Georgetown, their Wedding in St. Lucia, and now their family is growing by one! I don’t get to travel to NOVA often, but when I do I am always blown away by its […]

October 23, 2018

Emily’s Maternity Portraits in Northern Virginia | Sky Meadows State Park

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We are all patiently anticipating the arrival of baby Asher, which could be any day now, so I figured today I would share some of my favorites from Lauren’s Maternity Portraits from First Landing State Park here in Virginia Beach! I was SO excited when Lauren and her husband Alex were down to hike the […]

August 30, 2018

Lauren’s Maternity Portraits | First Landing State Park | Virginia Beach Portrait Photographer

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I’m finally getting around to sharing some of my Portrait work and Katie’s Maternity Session at Reedy Creek in Richmond are some of my favorites! Katie and Mike have since had their little girl (they chose not to find out the gender) and Bowen Grace is perfection. They now live in Charlottesville, but met in […]

August 21, 2018

Katie’s Maternity Portraits | Richmond VA Portrait Photographer

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Dixie attended the Wedding I shot in Punta Cana last year for Andrea and Eric, longtime friends of my brother Joey. Once she heard I would be visiting NH this fall, she messaged me right away inquiring about a Mother Daughter Portrait Session. I loved the idea, loved the location, and especially the ballgowns they […]

November 13, 2017

Mother Daughter Portrait Session | Stevens-Coolidge Place | Melissa Desjardins Photography

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Last week I shared my favorite wedding images from last year, so today I am sharing my favorite portrait images of 2016! Primarily, the bulk of my shooting is weddings and engagements, but on occasion I do get to shoot some maternity, boudoir, babies, and even senior sessions! I also love participating in styled shoots […]

January 17, 2017

Best of 2016 Portrait Images | Melissa Desjardins Photography

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